Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there was a nearly 80-percent jump in e-cigarette use among high schoolers from 2017 to 2018. Channing ISD has seen these numbers and that means a change in the school dress code.
I know I'm outdated in my kid's eyes and I am so old school when it comes to computers. I know basic HTML that's it. Technology is becoming so much more and computer technology is way more than I could ever imagine. Now, my kid and your kids have an opportunity to start learning some of that technology early.
We have a great education system in our area. When it comes to furthering our education we have the opportunity to learn without going far. We are lucky to have a great college right here in Amarillo and an amazing university in Canyon.
The first day of school is upon us, and will be here on Wednesday. I'm right along with you when I say, the summer went by so fast. However, here's something we always need to keep in mind as our kids go back to school and that is the safety of our kids.
West Texas A&M University is launching a new program. A new program that is open to anyone. The best thing about this program is you get to learn some fun things and you don't have to study or worry about tests. I would call it fun learning.
When it comes to lip sync challenges you either love them or you hate them. I haven't seen a middle of the road on these videos flowing through our social media. However, this challenge might bring us all together. This makes me want to go back to school. Amarillo ISD has put forth a lip sync challenge to all schools, students and faculty.
Three things we take for granted in life are sunrises, sunsets and stars. I think those are some of the most beautiful things God created (not counting you of course). We are always so busy in our lives that we don't stop and enjoy the little things.
Living in Amarillo is great. How would you like to open your home and invite a student to join you in your family in this great city. SHARE! is a program in Amarillo that will pair you up with a student who wants to come to the United States and Amarillo to spend a year here attending our local schools.